Mikayla Falteisek

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Undergraduate Research Assistant & Mindful Mornings Coordinator

Mikayla Falteisek is a third year undergraduate student at the University of Minnesota – Duluth. She is majoring in Psychology with minors in Cognitive Science and Early Childhood Studies. In the future, she hopes to continue her education and earn a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Her primary research interests include the connections between nature and yoga with Somatic, Cognitive Behavioral and Dialectical Behavioral Therapies, especially in children and adolescents. She has participated in a Community of Practice focusing on deepening a child’s empathy through Indigenous perspectives. When Mikayla is not focusing on academic work, she enjoys yoga, hiking, reading, and working as a barista and behavioral health clinic admin.


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